Rainy day weddings are what every bride cringes at! Who wants a rainy day wedding? No one. But, just because it rains on your wedding day does not mean the worst. It does happen and I recommend that you embrace it. You may be surprised by what photographic opportunities may arise due to rain. As a wedding photographer, I come prepared to stay dry and always put an extra umbrella in with my gear if there is a chance of rain in the forecast. I love weddings at The Publick House in Sturbridge, MA and on this day we had it all. Fog, sun and rain. However, I captured a photographic moment that was my favorite of the season. We just finished the formal photos on the great lawn and a pop up storm blew in. It dumped buckets of rain on us all. The groom got soaked, the bride was dry and they both were happy as could be! “Lucky rain!” exclaimed the bride. She was the only person who remained dry we continued the party indoors.
Rain or shine has it’s problems, but try to embrace whatever you have on your day. Weddings are huge events that are planned so far in advance, there is to telling what the day will be like. So do your best, be positive and enjoy every moment! If it rains, do your best to stay dry, pack an umbrella and look out for photo opportunities! Sometimes what appears to be a disaster, can be a great memory and a wonderful photographic opportunity.